Category: Surrey

Unison Surrey County branch Surrey County Council employees in public sector union Unison are being balloted over an offer from the local authority which has been described by lead Unison negotiator Paul Couchman as a ‘slap in the face’ for long-standing members of staff. While the government continues to impose an unacceptable pay cap of […]
Paul Couchman, Staines Socialist Party The Fire Brigades Union (FBU) in Surrey has passed a motion of no confidence in the local fire authority, saying planned budget cuts will see firefighter numbers plummet. Already in Surrey, since 2010, firefighter numbers have been reduced and the FBU says that a further £10 million of budget cuts […]
Almost every available Spelthorne firefighter and several from across Surrey joined Fire Brigade Union (FBU) reps, other trade unionists and anti-cuts activists outside Spelthorne Borough Council (SBC) on the evening of 23 February in Staines. Paul Couchman, Staines Socialist Party They were at a lobby organised by Save Our Services in Surrey (SOSIS), calling for […]
Editorial of the Socialist, issue 936 Councils set budgets amid 40% cut Surrey Tories get ‘sweetheart deal’ During February many council budget-setting meetings are taking place across the country, slashing millions more pounds off vital services. Birmingham council, the biggest in England, has already cut around £590 million from its annual budget since 2010 and […]

Read this week's #NSSN bulletin no.566: Workers start 2022 on the picket line!

https://shopstewards.net/2022/01/nssn-566-workers-start-2022-on-the-picket-line/

To all #TUSC supporters Best Wishes for 2022 - let’s see if together we can find hundreds of trades unionists, community campaigners and socialists to challenge austerity at the May local elections in the biggest and widest possible socialist unity.
#Solidarity

2022 and Council Cuts continue
Defend public services
Defend Jobs and Pay
Stop Cuts and Privatisation
Join the fightback in #southampton to @SaveStMarysLC #SocialistSunday #StopCouncilCuts

@VenueHorse @Callowlands Park, Watford @watfordpalace with #theDanTiendance school. Really enjoyed it, thank you everyone. This weekend @VenueHorse is @DGArtsFest Annan & Stranraer from 1 pm.

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